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Garfield Park Conservatory

300 N Central Park Ave, Chicago, IL 60624-1996
+1 312-746-5100
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If you like plants put this on your Chicago must do list!

This was the perfect rainy day activity in Chicago! It let you see some of the city getting there... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Derek B
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London, On
Gorgeous gardens

I love this place. It's one of my favorite sanctuaries in the city; it's a beautiful retreat and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Anna P
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Chicago, Illinois
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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300 N Central Park Ave, Chicago, IL 60624-1996
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This was the perfect rainy day activity in Chicago! It let you see some of the city getting there (we went by bus - easy to do if you get the CTA tourist card- we do that on arrival at the airport!). Once there you...More

Thank Derek B
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I love this place. It's one of my favorite sanctuaries in the city; it's a beautiful retreat and turn of the century architecture.

Thank Anna P
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We had a rainy day while in Chicago and I had wanted to go to the botanical gardens but, because of the rain, we decided to go here. What a beautiful (and free) place. The conservatory is quite large with different areas to see including...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Of course, the Conservatory is great in any season, but in Chicago, we really appreciate it during lousy weather, especially in winter. There are several sections to the Conservatory, with many types of plants, and as you walk through, you enjoy the warmth, the oxygen,...More

Thank Sherry R
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I was pleasantly surprised upon our trip to the conservatory. It was so easy to get to, right by a metro stop. Inside has so many themed rooms, you could take hours to wander through both the indoors and the outside. It was very well...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This has been on my Chicago list for a long time. Just never made the time to get there. We finally made it a priority on a rainy 60 degree day in June! Arrived soon after opening which I would advise. We had the place...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Granted the community where the Conservatory sits may not be the best, it is most definitely worth the visit! The experience is one that will be remembered and far more than you will ever expect! If you are ever looking for something to do, this...More

Thank Steven D
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was one of my favorite places that I visited in Chicago. They have a huge collection of plants from all over the world. My favorite room was the desert room, which had more varieties of cacti than I even knew existed, from southwestern US...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We absolutely loved this visit!! We were pleasantly surprised at how beautiful this conservatory is. It is arranged so lovely and has so many gorgeous plants and flowers. It took us over an hour to travel through the whole thing and we took many pictures...More

1  Thank LizZ189
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Although I lived in the CHicago area for many years, I had never been here until a family member took me in April. It is lovely, classic, and certainly worth the trip!

1  Thank stratkat
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Abigail S
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Response from KEAYSTL | Reviewed this property |
The Christmas flowers will be there now. 90 minutees to 2 hrs is what I would book.
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